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Fowles Literary Forum focuses on Israeli, Jewish and Arab writers

January 24, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s John Fowles Center for Creative Writing celebrates the 13th anniversary of the John Fowles Literary Forum Visiting Writers Series with  readings by six prominent Israeli, Jewish and Arab authors beginning with Rabih Alameddine  on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.  Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., professor of English at Chapman University and director of the John

Help Chapman student land reporting gig at Oscars!

January 23, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman senior broadcast major (and Miss City of Orange!) Rachel Berry is among  10 national finalists  vying for a gig as a student correspondent reporter at the Oscars on March 7. She and her cameraman/classmate Christian Hartnett need Chapman’s support to make it to the red carpet,  though!  CLICK HERE to check out her video

Helping to rebuild New Orleans

January 23, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

They fell in love with a city, its people and plight. More than four years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, 11 Chapman students dedicated a week in January to help with the rebuilding efforts that are still being carried out in the city. Enrolled in LEAD 325 (a leadership experiential learning laboratory for the

‘Conrad Under California Skies’

January 18, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The often pessimistic Joseph Conrad, author of such dark and prophetic works as Nostromo and Heart of Darkness, might have found it mildly ironic that a group of academics was studying him in the brightness of a Southern California winter. Last week, more than 40 scholars from 10 countries met at Chapman for “Conrad Under

English Department’s Mark Axelrod receives Fulbright

January 12, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., director of the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing and professor of English at the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholars Fellowship to teach screenwriting at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Axelrod has received many writing awards, including two United Kingdom Leverhulme Fellowships